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Registered nurse (RN)


Fees enable BCCNP to regulate nursing professionals in the public interest and to carry out the requirements of a regulatory college as set out in the Health Professions Act. Only registration fees are eligible for a refund. GST is not charged unless noted.

Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized) mar. 1, 2019 –
Feb. 29, 2020
 mar. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — RN, licensed graduate nurse (LGN), provisional RN, provisional LGN $468.48 $500.05
Non-practising — RN, LGN $87.84 $91.25
Temporary — RN, LGN $468.48 $100+daily rate x # of days
Application fees (+GST) mar.1, 2019 –
Feb. 29, 2020
mar. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
B.C. registered nurse applicant assessment $212 $230
Canadian registered nurse applicant assessment $275 $300
International registered nurse applicant assessment $575​​ $600​
Reinstatement application $100​​ $225​

Other fees mar. 1, 2019  –
FEB. 29, 2020
mar. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Liability protection (CNPS)​ $48+GST  $48+GST
Status change surcharge (unregistered practice) $300+GST $325+GST
Verification $50​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​ $50​​​+GST
Not sufficient funds (NSF) $50 $50
Refund processing (registrant requested cancellation) $100 $75

 2019-20 fees: Practising RN

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BCCNP registration $500.05 
CNPS​ $50.40 (incl. GST)
Total $​550.45​

 Request a refund

You can change your registration status at any time, and you might be eligible for a refund (after the non-refundable $100+GST change status fee). Visit the Leaving or returning to practice page for more information.​​